Lindsay Faye’s extraordinary The Gods of Gotham is the best novel of its kind since Caleb Carr’s The Alienist. This isn’t a unique observation, it’s emblazoned across the cover of … Continue Reading The Gods of Gotham – Lyndsay Faye
Salvage & Demolition is a lot like a novel I read last year, The Shining Girls. The difference is that novel was terrible and this one is not. Few writers … Continue Reading Salvage & Demolition – Tim Powers
I played the demo/teaser for Resident Evil 7 last night and it’s a hell of a shift from earlier presentations. The game is presented in first person which is a … Continue Reading The Family is expecting you. – Resident Evil 7 Demo/Teaser
Some movies are so bad they are good. Some are so bad they are bad. Then there are those that are so truly terrible they make you want to go … Continue Reading The Boy
I write my reviews as I read. I’m sure most do as it’s the only way to really express the nuances and little things you notice as you are reading … Continue Reading Crimson Shore – Preston & Child
You would think the fourth most expensive movie ever made would have a super-kick-ass-awesomely-wicked story, right?
It’s a strange thing, being a James Bond fan. I guess the secret is learning to live with disappointment.
We here at Criticult love a good trailer as much as the next pop culture blog. Over the last 2 weeks we’ve had 3 major ones drop. Take a look … Continue Reading Trailer Roundup – 04/12/16
“Sometimes the things presented to us as choices aren’t choices at all.” Few writers can gut punch readers with an ending the way Stephen King can. Written in the first … Continue Reading 11/22/63 – Stephen King
I’ll admit it. The first time I watched the trailer I was underwhelmed. It looked…ok. Kind of flat. But I wasn’t able to give it my full attention, having to … Continue Reading Ghostbusters – Trailer #1 (2016)
I’ve been living my life on the edge Slip and fall if I take one more step There’s safety in numbers I guess But I’m going rogue in the wild, … Continue Reading My Wild West – Lissie (2016)
One of my favorite shows of the last several years is Parks & Recreation. I was heartbroken when it ended last year but happy the story was able to be … Continue Reading Paddle Your Own Canoe – Nick Offerman
Wow! The Visit, M. Night Shayamalan’s decently reviewed newest movie, is a total piece of shit. It’s a fucking garbage fire of a movie. I won’t be surprised to learn … Continue Reading The Visit: The newest (terrible) film by M. Night Shyamalan
This album will hit you like a sledgehammer and you will say thank you.
Suicide Squad – Kicked in the Teeth (Volume 1)Written by Adam Glass, Illustrated by Frederico Dallocchio
The total reboot of DC Comics, called the New 52, has produced some solid hits with Birds of Prey, Batwoman, and Catwoman. All 3 titles feature strong female protagonists that … Continue Reading Suicide Squad – Kicked in the Teeth (Volume 1)Written by Adam Glass, Illustrated by Frederico Dallocchio
Now that drummer Spencer Smith has officially left the band, Panic! At the Disco is the solo act of founding member/lead singer/musical wunderkind Brendon Urie. This isn’t a bad … Continue Reading Panic! At the Disco – Death of a Bachelor (2016)